France

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

UK to increase border control funding in France by £44.5 million

The money will pay for fencing, CCTV and detection technology in Calais and other ports

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Bayeux Tapestry may be arriving in the UK, but what's it all about?

The Bayeux Tapestry may be arriving in the UK, but what's it all about?

The Bayeux Tapestry may be arriving in the UK, but what's it all about?

The Bayeux Tapestry could be loaned to the UK within five years, if it can travel safely

Bayeux Tapestry could leave France for first time in 950 years to be displayed in UK

Bayeux Tapestry could leave France for first time in 950 years to be displayed in UK

Bayeux Tapestry could be put on display in UK

It is thought Emmanuel Macron will discuss the matter with Theresa May this week

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Santa on motorbike chases down hit and run driver

WATCH: Santa on motorbike chases down hit and run driver

Santa on motorbike chases down hit and run driver

A YouTuber was out filming on his motorbike when he saw an elderly pedestrian get knocked over by a car

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Man shot dead 'accidentally by wild boar hunter in France'

Man 'shot dead accidentally by wild boar hunter in France'

Man 'shot dead accidentally by wild boar hunter in France'

Paramedics attempted to save a man who had been shot but he died at the scene

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Paris votes to ban wild animals in circuses

Paris votes to ban wild animals in circuses

Paris votes to ban wild animals in circuses

The debate about wild animals being used in circuses was raised after a tiger escaped and was shot

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona facing racism lawsuit from Didier Deschamps

Manchester United icon Eric Cantona facing racism lawsuit from Didier Deschamps

Cantona suggested in a 2016 interview that Deschamps' team selection was motivated by racism

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for World War One battlefield are scrapped

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for World War One battlefield are scrapped

Australia celebrates as wind farm plans for WW1 battlefield are scrapped

Roughly 10,000 Australians were either wounded or killed on the Bullecourt killing fields in 1917

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

French Olympic skier David Poisson dies in training accident in Canada

French Olympic skier David Poisson dies in training accident in Canada

French Olympic skier David Poisson dies in training accident in Canada

David Poisson had been training for the World Cup

Friday, November 10, 2017

Friday, November 10, 2017

Woman sentenced for faking her own kidnapping to have affair

Woman sentenced for faking her own kidnapping to have affair

Woman sentenced for faking her own kidnapping to have affair

A huge search was sparked for the woman after she texted her boyfriend to say she'd been thrown into a car boot

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Van ends up parked on steps of Paris Metro station

Van ends up parked on steps of Paris Metro station

Van ends up parked on steps of Paris Metro station

Reports claim the van was not intentionally parked on the steps and police say the incident was 'not malevolent'

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

'Terror attack halted' as raids result in nine arrests in France

'Terror attack halted' as raids result in nine arrests in France

'Terror attack halted' as raids result in nine arrests in France

Local media suggests the planned attack was going to be in Nice

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Fairground workers block roads in protest against Christmas market cancellation

Fairground workers block roads in protest against Christmas market cancellation

Fairground workers block roads in protest against Christmas market cancellation

Traffic jams stretched for around six miles around the outskirts of Paris due to the protest

Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris raises safety fears

Safety fears raised after Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris

Safety fears raised after Chinese tourists attacked with tear gas in Paris

The four attackers stole eight bags of shopping as well as a bag which held luxury items

Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

Parents and 10-year-old killed at train crossing in France

The crossing in Bonneville-sur-Touques had no barriers or alarms

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket on her own

Lone seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket

Lone seven-year-old girl manages to board flight without ticket

The girl ran away from her parents near Geneva’s central railway station

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

English translation of Paris Metro map slammed for being 'overtly racist'

English translation of Paris Metro map which includes stations called 'Auschwitz' and 'Richard the N****r' slammed for racism

English translation of Paris Metro map slammed for being 'overtly racist'

Station translations included Richard Lenoir to Richard the N****r and Villejuif which literally means Jewish Town simply being named Auschwitz

French jihadists in Syria 'still receiving benefits from France used to fund Isis'

French jihadists in Syria 'still receiving benefits and using money to fund Isis'

French jihadists in Syria 'still claiming benefits and using money to fund Isis'

It is claimed relatives of the jihadists are going to employment centres in France to pick up the benefits each month

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

100 migrants evacuated from camp in Lille after judge orders expulsion

100 migrants evacuated from camp in Lille after judge orders expulsion

100 migrants evacuated from camp in Lille after judge orders expulsion

A large number of people had been staying in the old station, Saint-Sauveur Lille, and were expelled early on Tuesday morning

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Andrej Babis: Czech Republic elects 'Czech Trump' as many countries see rise in far-right support

Andrej Babis: Czech Republic elects its own Donald Trump as right-wing surge continues

Czech Republic elects its own Donald Trump as right-wing surge continues

Several countries have seen a rise in support for far-right parties and some have even managed to get into government

Parents reported to police for trying to name baby Jihad in France

Parents reported to police for trying to name baby Jihad in France

Parents reported to police for trying to name baby Jihad in France

The French Civil Code says children can be given any name unless it is against the interests of the child

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

10-year-old boy dies of rabies after puppy bites him on holiday

The boy was bitten by a dog in Sri Lanka but became ill when he returned home to France

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Brexit: 'We need to look at OECD survey rationally over thinking it's a traitorous event', says Peter Hain

Brexit: 'We need to look at OECD survey rationally rather than view it as traitorous', says Peter Hain

We need to look at OECD survey rationally, says Peter Hain

The former MP for Neath and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the report which predicted Brexit to have a negative economic impact

OECD survey 'an attempt to interfere in UK democratic rights' says Leave.EU co-founder

OECD is trying to meddle in UK democracy with Brexit warning, says Leave.EU co-founder

'OECD is trying to meddle in UK democracy with Brexit warning'

Richard Tice, the co-founder of Leave.EU and Leave Means Leave co-chair, spoke to Julia about the OECD's predictions about Brexit and the call for a second referendum

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands left without power as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue in Ireland

Thousands powerless in Ireland as Storm Ophelia recovery operations continue

An estimated 130,000 people don't have electrical power while roughly 48,000 remain without water

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Wolf whistling men in France will be fined under new law

Gender equality minister Marlene Schiappa says it is necessary to bring harassment in the street into the law

Friday, October 13, 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017

French spy accidentally sends important text to suspected extremist he was spying on

French spy accidentally sends vital text to suspected extremist he was watching

French spy accidentally sends vital text to suspected extremist he was watching

The investigation into the alleged extremist has now ended in the wake of the text

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

Tech companies sued by family of American man killed in Nice attack

The family of Sean Copeland and his son Brodie have filed a lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Greenpeace activists break into nuclear plant and set off fireworks

Greenpeace activists break into nuclear plant and set off fireworks

Greenpeace activists break into nuclear plant and set off fireworks

Activists claim they are trying to prove how easily nuclear power plants can come under attack

Friday, October 6, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017

Former French Prime Minister says Catalonia independence would be 'madness'

Former French Prime Minister says Catalan independence would be 'madness'

Former French Prime Minister says Catalan independence would be 'madness'

Manuel Valls, who is a resident in Barcelona, made the comments in a local TV interview

Monday, October 2, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Thousands of people have signed a petition in an attempt to protect pigeons in Paris, after Mayor Remy Feraud announced a plan to remove the birds.  Feraud, the mayor of the 10th arrondissement, announced that he wants to introduce three falcons and two hawks to scare away the pigeons in the Rue du Buisson Saint-Louis area.  However, despite piegons usually being hated by many, so far 17,000 people have signed a petition against the move.  It was organised by charity Ligue pour la protection des oiseaux and

Thousands sign petition to save pigeons in Paris from birds of prey

Thousands sign petition to save pigeons in Paris from birds of prey

The council claims the pigeons cause up to €150,000 worth of damage to social housing

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Rape charges against 28-year-old dropped as 11-year-old had 'consensual sex'

Rape charges against 28-year-old dropped as prosecutors say 11-year-old consented to sex

Rape charges against 28-year-old dropped as 11-year-old 'consented to sex'

The man is now only faces charges of sexually assaulting a minor

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Woman cleared after stabbing dog to death for attacking cat

Woman cleared after stabbing dog to death for attacking cat

Woman cleared after stabbing dog to death for attacking cat

The woman had stabbed the dog because it was holding her cat in its mouth

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Research suggests climate change is not as threatened as believed to be

Research suggests climate change not as threatening as previously thought

Research suggests climate change not as threatening as previously thought

The research was conducted by scientists at the University of Oxford

Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

'Allahu Akhbar' attacker injures 2 with hammer in Lyon - reports

'Allahu Akhbar' attacker injures 2 with hammer in France

'Allahu Akhbar' attacker injures 2 with hammer in France

The two victims - reported to be women - are being treated after the incident in Chalon-Sur-Saone

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Frenchman catches enormous tuna and surfs to shore off Atlantic beach

French surfer lassoes 100kg tuna and somehow drags it to shore

French surfer lassoes 100kg tuna and somehow drags it to shore

Philippe de Lepervanche managed to lasso the 100-kilo fish and bring it to shore

Kate Middleton: 'Don't buy magazines that publish intrusive celebrity photos', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Kate Middleton: 'Don't buy magazines that publish intrusive celebrity photos', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer calls for boycott of magazines publishing intrusive photos

A French court has ordered magazine Closer to pay €100,000 (£91,700) to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge for topless photos it published

Monday, September 4, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea nuclear test

North Korea nuclear test prompts UN Security Council emergency meeting

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting in response to North Korea

The test took place on Monday, and the artificial earthquake caused by it reportedly affected Russia and China

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Thursday, August 31, 2017

'You're STILL the princess' - Twitter pays tribute to Princess Diana on 20-year anniversary of her death

'You're STILL the princess' - Twitter pays tribute to Princess Diana on 20-year anniversary of her death

Twitter pays tribute to Princess Diana on 20-year anniversary of her death

The Princess of Wales died in 1997, following a car accident in Paris

Fans of Princess Diana expected to gather at Kensington Palace to mark her death

Fans of Princess Diana gather at Kensington Palace to mark 20-year anniversary of her death

Fans of Diana gather at Kensington Palace to mark anniversary of her death

The Princess of Wales died in 1997 following a car accident in Paris

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

French court rules schools must provide pork-free meals for pupils

The judge said the decision was not based on the religious views of Muslims and Jews but it was based on the children's interests

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Prince Harry praises his father for how he acted in the wake of Princess Diana's death

Prince Harry praises his father for how he acted in the wake of Princess Diana's death

Prince Harry praises his father for how he acted after Princess Diana's death

The Prince revealed more clearly how Charles was there for him and his brother

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Marseille driver undergoing 'psychological process' in wake of bus stop crash

Marseille driver undergoing 'psychological process' in wake of bus stop crash

Marseille driver undergoing 'psychological process' in wake of bus stop crash

A woman was killed after a van was driven into a bus stop on Monday

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

Car crashes into bus shelters in Marseille

Car crashes into bus shelters in Marseille

Car crashes into bus shelters in Marseille

Police say they are working to find out whether or not the incident was deliberate.

Barcelona: What we know so far about suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub

Younes Abouyaaqoub: What we know about Barcelona terror suspect so far

Younes Abouyaaqoub: What we know about Barcelona terror suspect so far

Police are searching for Younes Abouyaaqoub as it is thought that he may have driven a van into crowds of people at Las Ramblas

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, August 18, 2017

Migrant camp evacuated by police just one month after last evacuation

Migrant camp evacuated by police - just one month after last evacuation

Migrant camp evacuated by police just one month after last evacuation

Buses took the migrants out of the camp in Paris to 18 different locations

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

One dead after a car rams into a pizzeria in France

One dead after car rams into a pizzeria in France

One dead after a car rams into a pizzeria in France

The incident took place in Sept-Sorts, located 55 kilometres outside of the capital of Paris

Monday, August 14, 2017

Monday, August 14, 2017

At least 20 dead in attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

At least 20 dead in terror attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

At least 20 dead in terror attack on restaurant in Burkina Faso

The attack occurred shortly after 9pm on Sunday, and the assailants were killed by security forces

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Six officers were injured in the town of Levallois-Perret

Paris attack: Man shot, arrested on French motorway

Paris attack: Man shot, arrested on French motorway

Man was apprehended in northern France and police investigating his link to attack

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

'An international campaign must begin to end evil migrant trafficking', says MP

MP Charlie Elphicke says we need to work with France to send illegal immigrants back home

Soldiers injured after a car is driven into them in Paris

Soldiers injured after a car is driven into them in Paris

Soldiers injured after a car is driven into them in Paris

The incident took place in Levallois-Perret earlier on Wednesday morning

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Man arrested after Eiffel Tower incident returned to psychiatric hospital

Eiffel Tower 'Allahu Akhbar' attacker returned to psychiatric hospital

Eiffel Tower 'Allahu Akhbar' attacker returned to psychiatric hospital

The iconic French landmark was placed on lockdown after a man with a knife attempted to breach security on Saturday

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

One dead following shootout in Toulouse

One dead following shootout in Toulouse

One dead following shootout in Toulouse

The incident took place in the southern Reynerie district, and is the city's second fatal shooting in two months

Friday, August 4, 2017

Friday, August 4, 2017

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy faces criminal investigation over Qatar

Qatar faces fresh World Cup probe after Neymar coup

Qatar faces fresh World Cup probe after Neymar coup

It is claimed Nicolas Sarkozy accepted bribes to help Qatar win the 2022 World Cup bid

Friday, July 28, 2017

Friday, July 28, 2017

Russian intelligence claimed to have used Facebook to spy on Emmanuel Macron

Russian intelligence 'used Facebook to spy on Emmanuel Macron's campaign'

Russian intelligence 'used Facebook to spy on Emmanuel Macron's campaign'

Reuters reports intelligence officials created roughly 24 fake profiles to spy on associates of the French President during his campaign

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